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GMIT Manufacturing Engineering Design

Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Engineering Design

Three year, practical degree which prepares graduates to work as manufacturing engineers in local, national and international manufacturing and service industries

Discipline: Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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Location: Galway - Dublin Road

NFQ Level: 7

Programme Duration: Three years

Mode of Study: Full time

Application Route: Apply through the CAO

Entry Requirements: Minimum Leaving Certificate grade of O6/H7 in Mathematics, in addition to general entry requirements

Places: 40

CAO Round 1 Points: 230 (2019)

Why Study?

Manufacturing is the biggest employer in Irish industry.

Manufacturing organisations need people who can design, plan and implement their manufacturing process, and oversee the smooth running and maintenance of their factories.

So, if you are a detail-oriented person, you enjoy working with people, and are analytical, you should consider a career in manufacturing engineering design.


Studying Manufacturing Engineering Design at GMIT

This new, three year degree has a very practical focus.

It prepares graduates to work as manufacturing design engineers in local, national and international manufacturing and service industries.

This exciting new degree will provide the next generation of manufacturing specialists, innovators and efficiency experts.

They will be strategically prepared to take advantage of the opportunities available in the new High Tech knowledge economy.


Professional Recognition

It is envisaged that the programme will be professionally accredited by Engineers Ireland.

Programme Modules

This three year degree is very practical and includes:

  • Weekly lab classes
  • Workshop practice
  • Individual and group projects
  • Company-based work experience

A typical week involves twenty-four hours of instruction.

Subjects include:

  • Manufacturing Design & Engineering
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Engineering in Business
  • Manufacturing Automation
  • Quality
  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Project Management

You will learn about the latest CAD packages and leading edge manufacturing equipment.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be able to work in areas such as:

  • Production and Process Engineering
  • Process improvement and Industrial Automation/Robotics
  • Lean / Six Sigma Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering 
  • Quality Engineering
  • Operations management, production planning and supply chain engineering
  • Project management
  • CAD / CAM and CNC Specialists
  • Facilities, maintenance and safety

Some graduates may also become self-employed.

Contact Us

Padraig Audley lectures on this course.

He will be happy to help you.

Tel:: +353 (0)91 742138

Email: Padraig Audley